La Fabbrica : SAÏD BEN SAÏD’S DREAM FESTIVAL

The Naked and the Dead

Raoul Walsh

1958
United States
2h05
Fiction
Col.
Anglais

A film chosen by Saïd Ben Saïd (Dream festival)

In the Pacific during World War II, Commander Cummings, hated by his men because of his cruelty, has to take back some islands from the Japanese. Angered by the pacifism of one of his lieutenant, he re-assign him to lead a reconnaissance patrol commanded by tough and cynical Sergeant Croft.

Symply one of the best war movie of American cinema, and of his author !

Cast
Aldo Ray, Cliff Robertson, Raymond Massey
Screenplay
Denis Sanders, Terry Sanders, based on a novel by Norman Mailer
Photography
Joseph LaShelle
Sound
Robert B. Lee
Music
Bernard Herrmann
Art direction
William L. Kuehl
Editing
Arthur P. Schmidt
Production
RKO Pictures

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